Obi Wan Kenobi Moses Ingram Disney Fighting Waves Obi Wan Kenobi Moses Ingram Disney

Epic Games thinks it has a solution for review bombing

Reading now: 775
theverge.com

Epic Games has finally introduced a ratings system to its online store, and it’s designed in a way that’s intended to prevent waves of negative user reviews from happening all at once, a practice more commonly known as review bombing.

Instead of allowing anyone to review a game they own, random players who have played a game for more than two hours will be asked to review it on a five-star scale, according to an Epic Games blog post.

Those scores will then be collected to create the “Overall Rating” for each game. Occasionally, review-bomb campaigns can point out legitimately harmful consumer practices, but they’re often used in bad faith to protest a creator taking a political stance or if the media in question features people from marginalized backgrounds.

Movie sites like Rotten Tomatoes have had to make changes to deal with review-bombing trolls to middling success. Just recently, Disney Plus’ Obi-Wan Kenobi was review bombed when Disney and Lucasfilm condemned racist attacks on cast member Moses Ingram.

Read more on theverge.com
The website gamebastion.com is an aggregator of news from open sources. The source is indicated at the beginning and at the end of the announcement. You can send a complaint on the news if you find it unreliable.
DMCA